Biru Paksha Paul | The Daily Star
  • Biru Paksha Paul

    The writer is visiting fellow at Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) and guest faculty at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Dhaka University.

  • Record economic growth and the tasks ahead

    The 7.28 percent economic growth achieved in the last fiscal year, which the government has reported recently, is the second highest growth rate in Bangladesh's history.
  • Organising the calendar and advancing the clock

    Economist William Nordhaus found a political business cycle for the United States. He showed how the behaviour of the US economic cycle depends on which party, Democrat or Republican, comes to power. Whether our economic cycle significantly varies based on any political party remains a subject of study.
  • How can Bangladesh move forward faster?

    Banglade-sh placed 177th out of 190 countries in the world in the latest Doing Business Index, taking a step back from last year's position.
  • posters and publicity

    Posters and publicity syndrome

    While visiting Princeton University in New Jersey recently, the idea of visiting Albert Einstein's residence tickled my mind.
  • Ten Years of The Great Recession: The American economy is back on its feet

    The US economy has turned back. The last quarter posted three percent growth—much higher than their long-term two percent growth. US GDP has crossed the USD 19 trillion mark for a population size of 326 million, making per capita income USD 59,000 annually.